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How do you do? Did you know that some of our rescued otters go to good homes around the country, like Sina, now at SeaWorld San Diego? (©Monterey Bay Aquarium, photo by Luke Miller)
We couldn’t do it without them! Did you know that more than 1,200 volunteers logged more than 160,000 hours last year? That includes 83 people working in Sea Otter Research and Conservation.
You can see yellowfin and bluefin tuna in our Open Sea exhibit, but did you know that next door we work with Stanford University to study and help save these prized and threatened animals?
Forget about “Black Friday” and “Cyber Monday” and get in to “Giving Tuesday” – a national day of giving! Learn how 200 charities, universities, individuals and businesses are changing the way Americans think about giving.
How much do our animals eat? On average, 305 pounds a day—nearly 56 tons a year! The Outer Bay animals take the most food, roughly 200 pounds of squid, four times a week. Our blackfooted penguins eat smelts—15 pounds, twice a day, and our invertebrates slurp 50 pounds of krill shakes a week!
Did you know we have 41,000 exhibit animals in our collection? It takes nearly $6 million to feed and care for them—and you can help!